'Doctor Who's Day Roundup: The TARDIS in My Garden
Welcome to this week's Doctor Who's Day roundup, an internet trawl for Whovian stuff and nonsense, fan-made items of astonishment and the latest news on the temporal and interstellar whereabouts of the renegade Time Lord known as the Doctor.
This week, we begin with an astonishing feat of fandom. Paul Foden is a handyman and Doctor Who fan from Stoke-on-Trent, who has devoted his spare time to building various Doctor Who-related items, such as a battle-scarred Dalek, a Cyberman, K9, and this garden shed, which looks like the TARDIS from the outside, and the inside too:
Speaking to SWNS News, Paul explained that it has taken most of the last year to put together the 12ft tall construction, including various personal touches such as the Cyberman leaning over the entrance, and the shelf for Doctor Who models and action figures.
It is by no means the only TARDIS-shaped shed on the planet Earth, of course, although the working console is a definite upgrade:
But do any others have proper facilities inside? Even the original TARDIS keeps its bathroom private:
And they don't always have to be outside:
Here's what else has been going on in space and time this week:
• An amazing rendition of the Who theme for violin and accordion:
• Welcome Bill!
• And welcome to Entertainment Weekly, Pearl Mackie:
• Stuart Manning's Blu-Ray art:
• Don't take your eyes off this pancake:
• Kitten vs. TARDIS:
• The Doctor, the Doctor and... oh!
• Of COURSE TARDIS hugging is a thing:
• The eternal fear, pain and rage of Davros:
• Matt Lucas is cornered:
• The Doctor and River Song - the whole story:
• The years are far kinder to Time Lords than Jedi:
• The latest from Big Finish, who have exceptional plans for the year ahead:
• Deadly eyes:
• Even with sonic shades:
• And finally, we all love Murray Gold's various interpretations of the Doctor Who theme, right? But what if there was a way to make them sound even bigger? What would happen if, in fact, you could play all of them at the same time, creating a field of musical enormousness that took on the density of a black hole? Well, here's what happens: